Betting’s a mug’s game, of course. But if you fancy a flutter on this weekend’s Oscar winners, you could do worse than check out Time Out’s very own guide to who’s going to take home the gold on Sunday night in Los Angeles. We’ve been scouring the form, sizing up the runners and riders, and we’ve put together our predictions for the main categories, including Best Picture, Best Director and the bigger acting categories. It’s been a roller-coaster year for Oscar nominees. First, it was the year of ‘Argo’. Then it was, briefly, the year of ‘Zero Dark Thirty’. Then, once the nominations were announced, ‘Lincoln’ seemed to have the whole thing sewn up. Now it looks like Academy voters are going to spread the love widely at the ceremony, and it’s likely that six different films will walk away with the prizes in the top eight categories. Whatever happens, there’ll definitely be some loopy speeches and a whole load of blubbing.
Read our Oscar predictions for 2013. Want to watch the Oscars in the company of other film lovers? The Roxy are hosting an Oscar Night Party starting at 11pm on Sunday. Get tickets at roxybarandscreen.com.
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